The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 50 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.38% 0.25% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.30% 0.68% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £42,300 - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
172 147 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 36.29% 36.84% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 121 117 120
Average salary £29,750 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.83% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Open Source
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Devon region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Devon

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Devon

Open Source
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 11 - -
Plymouth -18 1 £23,500 -
Open Source
South West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Degree
3 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 10 (41.67%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) CSS
5 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
6 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
6 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
7 6 (25.00%) Python
7 6 (25.00%) Aerospace
7 6 (25.00%) JSON
7 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (25.00%) Physics
7 6 (25.00%) jQuery
7 6 (25.00%) HTML5
7 6 (25.00%) CSS3
8 5 (20.83%) PHP
8 5 (20.83%) MySQL
8 5 (20.83%) Apache
8 5 (20.83%) Project Management
8 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
8 5 (20.83%) LAMP
8 5 (20.83%) Subversion

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
2 7 (29.17%) RDBMS
2 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (20.83%) MySQL
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Navigator
4 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Subversion
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (12.50%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) DBA
4 4 (16.67%) Development Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Service Development Manager
4 4 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Senior DBA
4 4 (16.67%) IT Development Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) JSON
2 6 (25.00%) jQuery
2 6 (25.00%) HTML5
2 6 (25.00%) CSS3
3 5 (20.83%) Backbone.js
3 5 (20.83%) Ajax
3 5 (20.83%) LAMP
4 3 (12.50%) Spring
4 3 (12.50%) Dojo
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) XHTML
5 1 (4.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (25.00%) Physics
3 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
4 4 (16.67%) User Experience
4 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Android
2 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Data Architecture
3 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) People Management
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) OOD
5 3 (12.50%) Line Management
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
7 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.17%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) PHP
6 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Facebook
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) IBM